As live sports and the Olympics are postponed due to COVID-19, we invited Monitor film critic Peter Rainer to share his favorite sports movies.
Peter’s selections offer everything from pulse-pounding action that puts you in the arena to nostalgic looks at beloved athletes. The movies themselves, ultimately, “are not really about winning or losing,” he says. “They are about the ecstasy of feeling free.”
Also, check out our previous video with Peter’s favorite movies about U.S. presidents.
The highlighted films are available to rent on at least one of these platforms: YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, and Google Play.